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In this online, on-demand course, DLA Piper Partner, José de Ponte reviews the use of bespoke and standard form contracts. Topics discussed will include price, quality and quantity, time, performance assurance, limitations, default and termination, claims and disputes and boilerplating and execution fundamentals.
1 CPD unit (one unit per hour)
This course consists of a one-hour video recording of a lecture by DLA Piper Partner, José de Ponte, together with reference resources.
This course will assist participants to:
A discount of 10% is available to UTS Alumni or UTS Staff enrolling in this short course. If you are eligible for this discount, please ensure you have provided your UTS Student or Staff ID number in your UTS Open Profile (under ‘A bit about you’).
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José de Ponte is a projects and infrastructure lawyer with extensive experience advising on large, high profile infrastructure projects, including major global Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects, with a focus on the APAC region and Africa. He has advised on over 50 projects for governments, sponsors, contractors and financiers in sectors including transport (toll roads, airports, railways and harbours), social infrastructure (hospitals, schools, prisons and social housing), mining, power (including renewables) and water treatment.
As an experienced front-end construction lawyer, José has drafted, negotiated and advised on construction contracts including numerous bespoke, Australian Standard, FIDIC and NECC construction documents, affording him unique insight into tailored solutions on major projects. José was formerly a partner of a leading South African law firm, working extensively in the mining, energy, infrastructure and finance sectors and advising on a broad range of litigious matters heard by South Africa's senior courts. He is admitted to practice in both South Africa and NSW.
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